Thread: i need a cool REALLY evil lord name - seriously!
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And the only disney stuff I like is the recent stuff with Pixar, which is d*mn impressive. Oh, and Escape from Witch Mountain, though I have no idea why.
And perhaps if I was Happy, I might like Disney, but I don't think so.
Hmmm...Well that made no sense what so ever.
Now that I've confused myself and problaly you too, I'm going to try to think of an evil lord name.How about Retrath...or not.
Of course, If you can't pick an name that's perfect youcould choose one that's kind of Ok, and just say that's what some call him, because no one had dared to speak his real name for so long, it was forgotten.
And I love Disney. Jungle book was great, just as the Lion King, Fantasia, Aladdin (the genie = lol!), Snow White (awwww), etc. And without Disney there would be no Mickey Mouse which would be awful.
Jesi & Plast: if you're not happy, you're simply pessimistic. (means that YOU are missing sth, namely, being happy)
*gives high five to Chika*
pessimism isn't really seeing the worst in things....it's more of "Not" seeing the best or the most positive aspect of things
im perennially pessimistic...but i dont see the worst in things....
realism is seeing the "milder" aspect of positive and negative things..spose u get a huge promotion....realism = ok how long is this gonna last? ......pessimism = hmm yeah good but how much more work will i have to do? im so dead!........optimism = im gonna goto heaven!!!
and that concludes this week's sermon....check back next week!
whatever...Erayne the dark Lord. still one of the good choices....Miarkan, letseee...
Well, I like it, but it makes me think of Buffy TVS. Ethan Rayne, and all. God, I need sleep if I'm pointing that out.
hey i dig Buffy too!
it's a rather sick obsession of mine. But i love buffy. i'm not ashamed of it. and i do not date anyone who doesn't watch the show!
i coudn't be bothered to read all those previous posts so i'll just jump in. I'm really bad at coming up with names, cos i suck at creative writing so i don't even try. i usually think of ppl that i actually know.. if i need a name for a villain than i names of ppl i really hate. e.g. Dominic, Gavin, Sam, etc.. but i guess that doesn't really help, does it?
No seriously, if you make the character good, then the name don't matter do it? I mean, Daft Wader? And Melko (orig Morgoth from Lost Tales) Rubbish, without the character, once you get to know the character, the name sounds scary as f***. Build him up, then mention his name and you're rockin' and rollin'.
And I thought the Evil Overlord Asp-Airy-Gus & the deadly pride of Dandy Lions would have worked. You guys need to take a chance every now and then.
How about Zourg?
oh wait, i think that's been used before, in fifth element?
and Erayne [pronounced Erine] is pretty good...think of it
LORD ERAYNE, PLEASE HAVE MERCY ON MY POOR PATHETIC SOUL!
reply - DONT TAINT MY FEET ANY FURTHER SLAVE FOR YOU SHALL FIND MERCY........IN THE ETERNAL REALM OF DEATH!!!!HAHAHA
ok kinda corny....but the point is emphasized
Not good at all, I suppose. Slyhuim? Kahb’m? Moyber? Vzequi?
This is not meant as an insult to all the Bobs out there. I'm sure you could all be mighty and terrible if you wanted to be.
yeah i know what u mean, plastic...they have these complex derived names that by the time u finish saying it, ur 70 years old!
as said b4, the name doesnt matter.....i needed a simple sounding name, and erayne kinda fit the bill.....suggestions are open....though only simple sounding ones...and which SOUND NICE!
anyway, Hitchhikers is great! love the whole Improbability Drive bit!
Philip Pullman's dark lord guy is called Lord Asriel [i've heard he turns out to be the devil in the end??]....Asriel sounds like Ariel, or Galadriel, and is really feminine......but apparently he still made a pretty good dark lord guy!
Erayne doesn't seem so evil because most people, when you read it, you pronounce it like Elayne...when it's pronounced e-rine, it's more promising, but it reminds me of ermine - the little weasely-looking thing. Not to be picky, though...
yeah i havent read Philip Pullman...coz me [the prejudist one] read the blurb of amber spyglass, and it started out like this "Will is the bearer of the knife"....and i was like "WhatEVER"
i just realised i have Beowulf, The Volsungs, and the Niblungs, and so am gonna read those after Hitchhikers
when i first saw "Lord Asriel" i thought "Shouldn't it be Lordess or something?" but the build up is pretty good i heard, so it still manages to come off as a dark lord name
personally i think Mehran and Erayne sound the best
Mehran kinda sounds yknow Indo-Iranian.....Central European....+ that was a name i contorted out of a Vedic name for a constellation!!!
Mehran sounds too much like Tehran....so it's either Mahran, or Erayne
Kahb’m would do nicely. Or Azrael.
Sorry Sauron, but those two names don't fit either. I do like Mernak, or sth like that.
btw, how do you do ’? I can get ’ and ’ but not ’.
The ’ & ’ comes from Portugese, click ' then the vowel, or click on shiftkey then ' then vowel, respectively.
~ is:- shift then `(top left hand, next to 1) then spacebar.
(you could get them in Cyrillic too but in doesn't show up on PT - I think you have to change your view)
[Edited on 6/2/2002 by Ungoliant]
Ungy: I used start, find, Files, "character map", find now, and found :/Windows/Charmap.exe which I double clicked on. Pick the letter and symbol you need, copy and paste where you need it. Your way works fine if your are working in a whole foreign language but for the occasional umlot, the Charmap is simplest once you get its location down.
Note: I'll may be deleteing this side track a down Windows 101 a little later.
Ignore the above note, this is a tavern, Windows 101 can stay unless someone thinks it should be a separate topic under info or some such place.
[Edited on 11/2/2002 by Grondmaster]
’ ’ ’ ’ ~ ’ ’ etc
A keyboard does make things easy for you...
Um, usually in normal Windows, such as Win95 or 98, Character Map is located somewhere in Accessories......(Start-Programs-Accessories) and in some it is under "System Tools" which is under Accessories
either way it's simpler...once u get a few important codes down pat, u hardly ever need to refer to the char.map.
i know a lot of things by-heart, it's useful
btw, a simpler way for the "’" character is Alt+424
hope u got it!
Sauron, how do you get the characters to come out when you press Alt + 424? My pc just bleeped at me when I do that. Do you have to activate quick keys or something?
1) Have you read Ramayana
2) Who did the best English translation?
I need to get my own copy - last time I read it was in college. Great book!
and I've read 2 versions in english
u can try either of these if u manage to get hold of em
Ramayana by Kamala Subramaniam
Ramayana by C.R. Rajagopalachari
i found the first one much more interesting, but that's probably becoz i did the 2nd one in school
i prefer Mahabharata though
anyways, to halo black, already did all that
that's how i got stuff like "Deorc", "Deorach" etc......[look up "dark" and check the origin]
sometimes, very few, in fact, MS Word wont let u type special char.s on ur own, in which case u can select from the "Symbols" box in MS Word